The coach says music is a good way for players to get going in the morning, but it goes off once practice starts.
The Blazers coach talks to his players about the rumors before Wednesday's practice and reminds them to keep their focus on the court.
The Blazers' starting power forward will be examined by doctors on Thursday to evaluate the medical procedure he underwent last week.
Coach Nate McMillan will used all of training camp to decide who will back up starter Raymond Felton.
Coach Nate McMillan and forward/guard Nicolas Batum say the 6-foot-5 Williams has come back strong from his two knee surgeries.
Known for his methodical offense in recent seasons, coach Nate McMillan has shortened the shot clock in practice to better use Felton's skills.
Nate McMillan, forward Nicolas Batum and new point guard Raymond Felton talk about what Felton brings to the offense following practice Monday.
2010-11 record: 48-34 Head Coach: Nate McMillan Key Departures: Brandon Roy, Greg Oden (out for season), Rudy Fernandez, Andre Miller Key Additions: Nolan Smith, Raymond Felton Best-Case Scenario: The Blazers somehow find a way to once again overcome a slew of injuries and use their depth to be a mid-level playoff team in the Western…
Temmates and coach Nate McMillan say the 39-year-old Thomas will bring experience and toughness, though Thomas calls himself a "pussycat."
Crawford talks about his relations with coach Nate McMillan, and Smith talks about being an enforcer off the bench.